Dr. Debra L. Schultz

Debra L. Schultz in 2020

After a career in international human rights, Dr. Debra L. Schultz teaches civil rights and women’s history at Brooklyn’s only community college in the neighborhood where she was born. She is the author of Going South: Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement (NYU Press) and is currently researching public memory of the civil rights movement.

Blog Posts

Heather Booth and Fannie Lou Hamer, 1964

Freedom Summer: The Fight for Universal Suffrage Continues

Dr. Debra L. Schultz

Scholar Debra Schultz explores the history of Freedom Summer and the fight to enable all American citizens to vote.

Topics: Voting Rights

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